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Food-Inspired Books

Have your child read these books in October in honor of the many food-related observances, like National Dessert Month and National Pizza Month.
 
Cover image for It's Disgusting--And We Ate It!
It's Disgusting--And We Ate It!
by James Solheim , James E. Solheim Illustrated by Eric Brace
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Sassy #4: The Dazzle Disaster Dinner Party
Series: Sassy
by Sharon M. Draper
Sassy wants to cook a fancy meal and it turns out to be a disaster. The recipe goes wrong. The cooking is a mess. And — the dog eats the cake. Thank goodness for friends and for all of the wonderful items Sassy stashes in her sack. Who knew stuff in a sack could save a dinner party?!
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Fly Guy #3: Shoo, Fly Guy!
by Tedd Arnold Illustrated by Tedd Arnold

Fly Guy returns home to discover that Buzz has gone on a picnic without him. Sad and hungry, Fly Guy takes off in search of his favorite food. Using hyperbole, puns, slapstick, and silly drawings, bestselling author/illustrator Arnold creates an easy reader that is full of fun.

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Paperbacks: $5.59

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
by Roald Dahl Illustrated by Quentin Blake

In this timeless classic, Willy Wonka, a crazy chocolatier, opens his chocolate factory doors for the first time to five lucky children who have randomly purchased the coveted chocolate bars containing the golden ticket.

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Gobble It Up!
by Jim Arnosky
Join Jim Arnosky's song as a hungry crocodile attempts a meal of wild ducklings, a shark cruises for schools of fish, a whale wrestles a wild giant squid, and more.
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Gregory, the Terrible Eater
by Mitchell Sharmat Illustrated by Ariane Dewey , Jose Aruego
This classic picture book is now available for a whole new audience in this Scholastic Bookshelf paperback edition!
Gregory isn't like most goats. Instead of indulging in delicacies like old shoes, boxes, and bottle caps, he prefers to eat fruits, vegetables, eggs, and fish.
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Paperback Picturebooks: $6.29

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MSB: Gets Eaten
by Patricia Relf Illustrated by Carolyn Bracken

It's beach day and the whole class is excited. Everyone except Arnold and Keesha, that is. They forgot their report on two beach things that go together. All Arnold and Keesha have is a tuna fish sandwich and some smelly green pond scum. What could those two things possibly have in common?

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Henry and Mudge and the Big Sleepover
Series: Henry and Mudge, Book #28
by Cynthia Rylant Illustrated by Suçie Stevenson
When Henry gets a call from his friend, Patrick, inviting him to a sleepover party, Henry and Mudge know that fun galore is in store. From monster movies to flashlight surprises to tubs full of popcorn, this party is sure to be the best of the year!
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Paperbacks: $3.59

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Cover image for Geronimo Stilton #31: The Mysterious Cheese Thief
Geronimo Stilton #31: The Mysterious Cheese Thief
Series: Geronimo Stilton, Book #31
by Geronimo Stilton

Enter the world of Geronimo Stilton, where another funny adventure is always right around the corner. Each book is a fast-paced adventure with lively art and a unique format kids will love.

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Pie
by Sarah Weeks
From the award-winning author of SO B. IT, a story about family, friendship, and...pie!
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Hardcovers: $11.89

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Paperbacks: $6.29

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